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nailer

[ney-ler] /ˈneɪ lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that drives nails, as a machine that drives nails automatically.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see nail, -er1
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  • We shall see the nailer employed even until the middle of the night, and the carpenter covering himself with his chips.
  • She did let me use her cool floor nailer tool, although with plenty of adult supervision.
  • The tread is nailed to the nailer instead of the stringer.
  • Eventually, the nailer will require replacement, but the nailer is much easier to replace than the stringers.
  • The detail shows a wood nailer for the transition between the insulation and the scupper penetration.

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